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Mott Haven »

Best Places for You to Barbecue and Picnic in The Bronx

DNAinfo has a roundup of the some of The Bronx's best spots for picnicking and barbecuing this summer.

Upper East Side »

Hunter College to Open Private Park to Public on Weekends

Poses Park on East 68th Street was closed to the public in 2009.

Lenox Hill »

Hunter College's Private Park May Reopen to the Public

Poses Park on East 68th Street could provide open space in an area where it is lacking, locals said.

Yorkville »

Upper East Side Park Littered with Trash, Locals Complain

John Jay Park failed to meet Parks Dept. cleanliness levels during five of the last eight inspections.

Throgs Neck »

Ferry Point Park's Synthetic Field Is Still Closed Six Months After Sandy

The soccer league that used the field has been relocated to one filled with dirt and small mounds.

Upper East Side »

Lack of Open Space Makes UES Look Like 'Urban Slum,' Critic Says

Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.

Claremont »

Claremont Park Blooms With Help from Longtime Volunteer

Debra Myers and the volunteer group she formed have helped revive the once-neglected park.

Inwood »

Uptown Parks Score High Grades in Watchdog Report

Inwood Hill and Fort Tryon parks received high marks from the New Yorkers for Parks Report Card.

Central Harlem »

A Tale of Two Harlem Parks Reveals a Strain on Resources

Marcus Garvey Park is on the rise while St. Nicholas Park needs help, according to New Yorkers for Parks.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Lacks Open Space But Not Options to Increase It

A new study by New Yorkers for Parks found East Harlem has the potential to increase open space.

Upper East Side »

UES Starved for Open Space, Residents Say

Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Uptown Parks Get Low Grades in Citywide Survey

Uptown parks received below average grades in a survey of city parks conducted by the parks advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.

Downtown »

9/11 Families To Plant 10,000 Daffodil Bulbs at Brooklyn Bridge

Family members of 9/11 victims will plant 10,000 daffodil bulbs to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Tudor City Residents Protest East River Greenway Project

The second of three public forums regarding the proposed extension of the East River waterfront was the most heated yet.